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Photographer J.D. Okhai Ojeikere Celebrated With Style

J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere-Abebe,-1975. Gelatin silver print(Details) . © J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Courtesy Galerie MAGNIN-A, Paris ART NEWS…

Baltimore Summer Antiques Show Ends on a Sound Note

Conrad Wise Chapman (1842-1910), Valle de Mexico from Hacienda Morales circa 1878, oil on panel 8 5/8 X 16 inches. Image courtesy of Alexander Gallery

ART FAIR

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A great showing by art auction houses and antique dealers at the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show left art lovers asking for more. Image: Fabulous Emerald & Diamond Ring: Centering a fine 3.26 carats oval emerald, very clean, with beautiful blue-green overtones, bordered by a row of round brilliant cut diamonds and a row of baguette diamonds, to the split shoulders set with similarly cut diamonds.

Fabulous Emerald & Diamond Ring: Centering a fine 3.26 carats oval emerald, very clean, with…

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‘The Concert’ at the National Gallery of Art Plays into Art History

Gerrit van Honthorst, Dutch, 1590 – 1656, The Concert, 1623, oil on canvas. unframed: 123 × 206 cm (48 7/16 × 81 1/8 in.). Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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WASHINGTON DC—Presently on display at the National Gallery of Art is The Concert, a Dutch masterpiece by Gerrit van Honthorst (1592–1656).   The painting which is on view in a special installation on the main…

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Civil Rights Movement Celebrated With Art, Photographs and Music

Danny Lyon, American (b. 1942). SNCC workers outside the funeral for girls killed at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church: Emma Bell, Dorie Ladner, Dona Richards, Sam Shirah and Doris Derby, Birmingham, 1963. Gelatin silver print (printed 2002–2008), 9 x 13 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of  Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

ART REVIEW

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Art exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art celebrates…

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Photographer Trevor Paglen Wins Award for Surveillance Photographs

Trevor Paglen, National Security Agency, 2013. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

ART NEWS

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Counter-surveillance artist Trevor Paglen exposes mass surveillance by turning his camera on the watches Image:  Beautiful aerial photograph of National Reconnaissance Office by Trevor Paglen, a counter surveillance artist

Trevor Paglen, National Reconnaissance Office, 2013. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Image: Portrait of the Trevor Paglen, the  Counter-surveillance artist

Trevor Paglen, Counter-surveillance artist. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

SAN FRANCISCO— Trevor Paglen, a journalist, geographer,…

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Getty Museum Appoints Senior Curators of Paintings and Antiquities

B Hartford J Strong, Architecture of the Getty Center (museum), Los Angeles, California. Photo: ( Wikimedia)

APPOINTMENT

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Getty Museum appoints two new curators to nurture the museum’s ambitious plans for the future

LOS ANGELES –The J. Paul Getty Museum has appointed two new senior curators for the Getty Museum. Dr. Davide Gasparotto, a respected scholar in the field of Renaissance…

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Curator June Yap Centers Asian Art at Guggenheim Museum

Ho Tzu Nyen, The Cloud of Unknowing, 2011, Color video, with sound, 28 min., edition 35 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund © Ho Tzu Nyen. Photo Courtesy Russell Morton

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June Yap, a brilliant curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, shines new light on Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia Image:  Portrait  of June Yap Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, South and Southeast Asia who curated No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia

June Yap Guggenheim UBS MAP…

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Bonhams Hong Kong Sells Rare Bottle of Whisky for $33,190

A collection of rare Japanese whisky sold at Bonhams auction in Hong Kong. The collection made up of Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt-Ace of Clubs, Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt-Two of Clubs, Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt-Three of Clubs, Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt-Four of Clubs, and Hanyu Ichiro’s Malt-Five of Clubs sold for $20,546 inc. premium. Image courtesy of Bonhams

AUCTION Image: A rare 50 year old Japanese whiskey called Yamazaki sold at Bonhams auction in Hong Kong for $ 33,190

Yamazaki 50 yr old, a rare whiskey sold by Bohams in…

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Whitney Museum of American Art Celebrates Jeff Koons Banality

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 x 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. Private collection. © Jeff Koons. Image courtesy of Whitney Museum of American Art

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Jeff Koons: A Retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art rekindles old controversies about Koons work and artistic career Image:  Jeff Koons colorful paintings titled Tulips is an oil on canvas presently on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Jeff Koons, Tulips,1995 – 98. Oil on canvas; 111 3⁄8 x 131 in. Private collection.…

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‘Madden Season’ Kicks Off Football Season With Kevin Hart

Madden NFL 15. Football at its best. Image courtesy of EA Sports VIDEO BALTIMORE— Kevin Hart is one funny feller.